Preview: Great Eastern Women’s Run 2018
Celebrating Great Eastern’s 110th anniversary, the annual Great Eastern Women’s Run (GEWR) returns this October with more offers than ever before. With the registration for the run opening on 31st May at 11am, the first 110 registrants get to enjoy a special discounted $11 launch fee for any category when at the registration launch at Great Eastern Centre. These first 110 registrants will also receive a special goodie bag consisting of a Reebok water bottle, sports towel and a limited edition Reebok sports bra worth more than $100 in total. In addition, the first 2,000 to register at the launch on 31st May and 1st June will also enjoy special roadshow prices, while the first 100 participants to sign up for the 2km Mummy + Me Run or the Princess Dash will receive a My Little Pony Mini Plush Toy (worth $15.90).
Participants are also encouraged to download and register with the all new GETGREAT and UPGREAT apps, where they will receive a goodie bag worth more than $50. GETGREAT is a first-of-its-kind platform with a wellness coach, GERI, powered by artificial intelligence, which offers personalised coaching 24/7 to nudge users towards their personal wellness goals. The app also includes special wellness challenges which runners of GEWR can participate in to earn more points for better benefits and rewards as well as wellness programmes which they can choose the level of difficulty – Lite, Intermediate and Turbo. They can also invite family and friends, as well as exercise with a buddy and form social groups to motivate one another on their wellness journey. It’s sister app, UPGREAT, provides a single mobile platform where customers can seamlessly enjoy all their loyalty benefits and rewards digitally at any time, and even transfer them to family and friends. These digital platforms are available for free download from the Apple and Google Play stores, and will help support runners ontheir journey towards Living Great.
For the first time ever, the run will be held at the iconic Singapore Sports Hub, on 14th October 2018 (Sunday). Organisers will also be unveiling a new route for participants to enjoy, with Nicoll Highway as the start point, and the run finishing at a spacious race village located at the National Stadium. A new category, the ‘110-metre Sprint’ will also be introduced to mark Great Eastern’s 110th anniversary milestone. This will be the first time a mass running event in Singapore is organising a sprint category for those age 13 and above. Participants will get the rare opportunity to race on the stadium track. This new category will add another dimension to GEWR, providing an array of Live Great experiences to choose from. The other categories are the half-marathon, 10km, 5km, the ‘2km Mummy + Me Run’ for mothers and daughters aged 7-12, and the popular ‘Princess Dash’ for girls aged 3-6.
The run will also feature sports brand Reebok as their new apparel partner this year, and offer participants the opportunity to acquire an exclusive Reebok sports bra (worth $49) as part of the Limited Edition 110th Anniversary Package with just a $10 top-up of their race entry. Other entitlements in the race package include the Reebok race tee, finisher medal, goodie bag, and Reebok finisher tee (only for 21.1km participants).
The Great Eastern Women’s Run 2018 takes place at the Singapore Sports Hub on 14th October 2018. Visit www.greateasternwomensrun.com for registration and more information.